WHITWORTH’s Civic Carol Service will take place on Monday, December 16 at 7pm.

The service will be held at The Riverside and attended by the Mayor of Whitworth, Coun Karen Ruane and her consort.

It has been organised, and will be led by, Rev Lyn Woodall from St John’s Church on behalf of Churches Together in the Whitworth Valley, working alongside Whitworth Town Council.

The Whitworth Vale and Healey Youth Brass Band will accompany the carols. Light refreshments will be provided, with donations to Springhill Hospice.

For details, call Katie Gee at the town council, on 01706 252454, or email info@whit worth.gov.uk, or katiegee@rossendale bc.gov.uk.